'Lynch01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lynch (Lynch-Blosse) of Castlecarra, Lynch of Galway, Lynch of Partry

William Le Petit is reported to have been the progenitor of all the Lynches in Ireland. Various Internet sites report that the Lynches are thought to have settled in Galway in the 1270s and that they dominated town life in the 15th century, providing most of the Mayors of Galway in that century. We hope to cover the early generations of this family in due course but presently start with ...
Arthur Lynch
1. Stephen Lynch, Mayor of Galway (d 15.08.1579)
  A. Nicholas Lynch, Mayor of Galway (a 1584)
  i. Sir Henry Lynch, Mayor of Galway, 1st Bart (d 21.02.1634, 4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Martin (dau of Richard Martin)
a. Sir Robert Lynch, Mayor of Galway, 2nd Bart (d c1667)
  m. Ellis French (dau of Sir Peter French)
  (1) Sir Henry Lynch, 3rd Bart of Castlecarra (d 1691)
  m1. (sp) Margaret Bourke (dau of Theobald Bourke, 3rd Viscount Mayo)
  m2. Mary Blake (d 1712, dau of Nicholas Blake of Crumlin)
  (A) Sir Robert (Roebuck) Lynch, 4th Bart of Castlecarra (a 1736)
  m. (29.11.1683) Katharine Blake (dau of Henry Blake of Lehinch and Renvyle)
(i) Sir Henry Lynch, 5th Bart of Castlecarra (d 1762)
  m. (before 1723) Mary Moore (dau of John Moore of Brize)
  (a) Sir Robert Lynch, later Lynch-Blosse, 6th Bart of Castlecarra (d 1775)
  m. (14.07.1749) Jane Barker (d 1756, dau of Francis Barker of Sibton, heiress of Tobias Blosse of Little Belstead)
  ((1)) Sir Henry Lynch-Blosse, 7th Bart of Castlecarra (b 14.10.1749, dspl c02.1788)
  Wikipedia ("Sir Henry Lynch-Blosse") reports that Henry had 7 illegitimate children by ....
  p.. Sibella Cottle
((2)) Francis Lynch-Blosse
  m. Hatton Smith (dau of John Smith of Rathcooney)
  ((A)) Sir Robert Lynch-Blosse, 8th Bart of Castlecarra (b 25.02.1784, d 01.1818) had issue
  m1. Elizabeth Gorman (dau of William Gorman of Carlow)
m2. (18.03.1807) Charlotte Richards (d 05.10.1834, dau of John Richards of Cardiff)
  (b) Harriet (Henrietta) Lynch
  m. (1754) Dominick Browne of Castlemacgarrett (Colonel)
  (c) Anna Lynch
  m. Henry Browne (dsp 03.1812, son of Earl of Altamont)
  (ii) John Lynch of Clogher
  m. Mary Browne (dau of Valentine Browne of Mount Browne)
(iii) Catherine Lynch
  m. Theobald Bourke of Moneycrower
  (iv) Jane Lynch
  m. John Darcy of Kiltullagh
  (B)+ other issue - Dominick, James
  (2) Peter Lynch
  m. Bibyan O'Flaherty
(A) Mary Lynch
  m. Thomas Blake of Blendrim or Brendrum
  (3) Arthur Lynch of Partry, co Mayo (d 1691)
  The following comes from BIFR1976 (Blosse Lynch).
  m. Joan Browne (dau of Sir John Browne of The Neale, 1st Bart)
  (A) Joseph Lynch of Partry (d 1721)
  m. Anstace Blake (dau of Maurice Blake of Ballinafad)
  (i) Michael Lynch of Partry (d 1771)
  m. Anstace Blake (dau of Patrick Blake of Corbally)
  (a) Joseph Lynch of Partry (d 1785)
  m. (1766) Margaret Maria Blake (d 1773, dau of John Blake of Ballinafad)
  ((1)) Henry Blosse Lynch of Partry (b 1778, d 12.03.1845, Major) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Finnis (d 01.06.1823, dau of Robert Finnis of Hythe)
(4) Judith Lynch
  m. Robert Martin
  (5)+ other issue - Elizabeth, Winifred, Margaret
  b. Nicholas Lynch (a 1634)
  c. Maurice Lynch
  m. Gennet French (dau of Sir Peter French)
  d. Elizabeth Lynch
  m. Thomas Lynch of Galway
  e. Mary Lynch (d 29.07.1671)
  m. Geoffrey Browne of Carrowbourne (d 14.01.1668)
  f. Ellinor Lynch (d 1692)
  m. (c1632) Sir Valentine Blake, Bart of Melough (d 1652)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Lynch-Blosse)
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